Perforated Subhepatic Appendicitis: A Case Report

Main Article Content

MUHAMAD HUD MUHAMAD ZIN
Nik Ritza kosai Nik Mahmood
Firdaus Hayati

Abstract

Background: Acute appendicitis is among typical surgical emergency. Subhepatic appendicitis is rare and difficult to diagnose and manage.


Case presentation:


A 59-year-old lady with no known 
medical condition which has undifferentiated right abdominal pain

Difficulties come upon diagnosis and management due to retrocaecal subhepatic appendix mal location.


Conclusion:


Subhepatic appendicitis is a rare occurrence, 
and its unusual location makes identification difficult.

Awareness of various area of the appendix, a high index of suspicion and radiological imaging is required for prompt diagnosis and management

Article Details

Section
Case Report